Mondrian Meets Maura!

Who: Maura, Pittsburgher & vintage-lover

What: Mondrian-inspired shift dress

Where: Up Six Vintage, St. Paul, MN

How Much: $39

When I use It: Whenever there’s a special occasion. This is my new favorite dress, so I wear it whenever I feel like looking extra-special! It really could work on any occasion, though it’s kind of a heavy fabric for a hot day. I’m wearing it here with my Stone Cold Mary Janes from Modcloth!

Shopping Tips: Never pay too much for vintage. I love Up Six, where I got this dress, because they have great things that aren’t overpriced. Also, I’m a big fan of 1960s shift/mini dresses for short girls like me. I never have a problem finding one that fits.

Attention Blog Readers! — We know you guys are the most clever and most stylish bunch on the web, and we’d love to feature you on future Favorite Find Posts! Please email us ( a picture of you with one of your favorite shopping finds (a piece of furniture, a hard-to-find record, the perfect vintage boots, or any other treasure) and answer the questions: Who, What, Where, How Much, When I Use It, and Shopping Tips. We can’t wait to see all the cool items you’ve discovered!


About Julianne

Julie is a modern day Renaissance woman and die-hard bloody mary enthusiast. When she’s not sprinkling magic fairy dust onto ModCloth’s social media channels, you can find her eclectic point of view on food, fashion, music, and DIY documented here!

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    rachel 08/26/2009 at 6:16 pm #

    wow..totally love this dress…it fits perfectly on her…rlly pretty…and so 60’s…its amazing..:)

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    becca boo 08/27/2009 at 1:15 am #

    she is so adorable!

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    Stephanie 08/27/2009 at 8:54 am #

    “Never pay too much for vintage” Yes!! I agree and am glad to see I am not alone. And I love that you have found a style that rocks on short girls like us.

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    Cam 08/29/2009 at 12:11 am #

    Oh my goodness…Up Six actually has more expensive prices than Lula’s or Everyday People, two stores within a block of Up Six!!!
    I’ve found adorable vintage dresses, scarves, boots, shirts, skirts, jewelry in both of the stores, some for half the price of items at Up Six!!!

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    Maura 08/29/2009 at 8:10 pm #

    I’ve never liked the stuff at Lula as much as what’s at Up Six…but I think they have comparable prices. When I said don’t pay too much for vintage, I just meant unreasonable prices. I think all the stores in St. Paul are very reasonably priced.

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